Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2009

192 Pages | 10 Illustrations, black & white

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719075308

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Catherine Breillat

Douglas Keesey

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first full-length monograph in English on this critically acclaimed and controversial film director
  • Her films - including Romance, A ma soeur! and Sex is Comedy - are studied all over the world
  • Keesey investigates the thorny differences between Breillat's films and patriarchal pornography
  • He covers all eleven of her feature films and reveals the ground between their inspirations and their critical reception
  • Contextualises Breillat with other French and Anglo-American film makers

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